AGENDA – REULAR MEETING

BELVEDERE CITY COUNCIL

JULY 11, 2022, 6:30 P.M.

TELECONFERENCE  MEETING

 

On March 3, 2020, Governor Newsom proclaimed a State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic that remains in effect.   This meeting will be held remotely consistent with Executive Order N-29-20 and Assembly Bill 361, modifying provisions of the Brown Act to allow teleconference meetings at the current time.   Members of the public are encouraged to participate remotely via Zoom or telephone pursuant to the information and link below. The Council will take public comment by email or by speaking at the meeting.  Members of the public are entitled to provide public comment once on each agenda item when it is called.  Those who wish to comment on an agenda item during the meeting should use the “raise hand” function or should write “I wish to make a public comment” in the chat section.  If you have called into the meeting and wish to speak, please press *9.   Council will not entertain comments made in the chat function.  Upon being recognized by the Mayor, please limit your oral statement to no more than three minutes.  

 

The public may also submit comments in advance of the meeting by emailing the City Clerk at: clerk@cityofbelvedere.org. Please write “Public Comment” in the subject line. Comments submitted one hour prior to the commencement of the meeting will be presented to the City Council and included in the public record for the meeting. 

 

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Topic: Belvedere Regular City Council Meeting

 Time: July 11, 2022, 6:30 P.M.

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COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS BY MEMBERS OF THE AUDIENCE 

Members of the public are encouraged to participate remotely via Zoom or telephone. The Council will take public comment by email or by speaking at the meeting.   Members of the public are entitled to provide public comment once  on each agenda item when it is called. Those who wish to comment on  an agenda item during the meeting should use the “raise hand” function or should write “I wish to make a public comment” in the chat section.   If you have called into the meeting and wish to speak, please press *9.  Council will not entertain comments made in the chat function.  Upon being recognized by the Mayor, please limit your oral statement to no more than three minutes. The Council welcomes comments raised by interested citizens but typically does not respond during the comment period.

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6:30 PM           CALL TO ORDER

OPEN FORUM
This is an opportunity for any citizen to briefly address the City Council on any matter that does not appear on this agenda.  Upon being recognized by the Mayor, please limit your oral statement to no more than three minutes. Matters that appear to warrant a more lengthy presentation or Council consideration may be placed on the agenda for further discussion at a later meeting.


REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS
1.  City Council Reports
2.  City Manager Reports
3.  Police Chief  Quarterly Report.
4.  Interviews of the following applicants for appointment to the following Commissions and Committees.
       - Patrick Feder - Finance Committee
       - Larry Binkley - Marin County Commission on Aging 
       - Kevin Burke - Planning Commission


CONSENT CALENDAR
The Consent Calendar consists of items that the City Council considers to be routine, or Council has  discussed previously and do not require further discussion.  Unless any item is specifically removed by any member of the City Council, staff, or the public, the Consent Calendar will be adopted by one motion.  Items removed will be considered in the sequence as they appear below.  If any member of the public wishes to have an item removed, please raise your hand when called and indicate the item.

5. Approve minutes of the June 13, 2022, regular meeting.
6. Approve warrants for May 2022.
7. Adopt three resolutions: (1) designating signatories for the City of Belvedere’s Westamerica Bank Operating & Payroll Accounts;  (2) designating signatories for the City of Belvedere’s Westamerica Bank Line of Credit of $800,000; (3) Designating Authorized Users of the City’s Local Agency Investment Fund.
8. Adopt the amended resolution establishing the Fiscal Year 2022/2023 Fire Protection & Emergency Medical Services Assessment for the City.
9. Adopt a Resolution Approving a One-Time Salary Bonus for the Position of Planning and Building Services Director.
1o. Adopt a Resolution ratifying Lexipol Police Department Policy Manual updates.
11. 
Adopt an Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Belvedere amending the Belvedere Municipal Code  by adding a new Title, Title 22: Objective Design & Development Standards, to the City of Belvedere Municipal Code.
12. Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the Continuation of Remote Public Meetings pursuant to Assembly Bill 361.
13. 
Waive Further Reading and Authorize Introduction and/or Adoption of Resolutions and Ordinances by Title Only (Standard procedural item – no backup information provided).


PUBLIC HEARING
14. Consideration of an appeal for the assessment of construction time limit penalties for 339 Golden Gate Avenue, Belvedere CA 94920. Applicant & Owners: Julie & David Flaherty.
Staff recommendation: Hold the public hearing and affirm, reduce or deny the amount of assessed penalties.

15. Introduction and first reading an Ordinance of the City of Belvedere amending title 2 of the Belvedere Municipal Code by Amending Chapter 2.28 “Planning Commission," and Adopt a Resolution approving amending Section 6.3 of the City of Belvedere Administrative Policy Manual regarding Planning Commission Operations. 
Staff recommendation: Introduce and Approve the first reading of the Ordinance, and adopt the Resolution.


OTHER SHCHEDULED ITEMS
16. Adopt a Climate Emergency Resolution and direct the City Manager to address climate impacts in relevant reports and seek funding to support Belvedere’s climate actions.
Staff recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.
       *Correspondence updated: 7/11/2022 at 9:50 a.m.
           Marilyn Price

17. Discussion of and Possible Actions to Appoint Members to the Finance Committee, Planning Commission, Belvedere-Tiburon Library Board of Trustees, and Marin County Commission on Aging.
Staff recommendation: Make appointments to the open seats on the identified committees and commissions.


ADJOURN 

NOTICE:  WHERE TO VIEW AGENDA Materials

Staff reports and other materials distributed to the City Council are available for public inspection at the following locations:

  • Online at www.cityofbelvedere.org/archive.aspx
  • Belvedere City Hall, 450 San Rafael Avenue, Belvedere.  (Materials distributed to the City Council after the Thursday before the meeting are available for public inspection at this location only.)
  • Belvedere-Tiburon Library, 1501 Tiburon Boulevard, Tiburon.

To request automatic mailing of agenda materials, please contact the City Clerk at (415) 435-3838.


 

NOTICE:       AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

The following accommodations will be provided, upon request, to persons with a disability: agendas and/or agenda packet materials in alternate formats and special assistance needed to attend or participate in this meeting. Please make your request at the Office of the City Clerk or by calling 415/435-3838.  Whenever possible, please make your request four working days in advance.

  Posted: 7/8/2022